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The Waterfront Bar and Grill

Seafood, International
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Kumul Highway, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
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Dining options: Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food, shame about the drinks............

I had the fish and my friends had a combination of steak and wahoo. all our meals were great, the only thing that let this down was the drinks, my Mojito was not even drinkable, it tasted like a very cheap rum and I had to send it back, following cocktails leaved a lot to be desired... all tasted... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
tattooed_diver
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Brisbane
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
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Brisbane
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

I had the fish and my friends had a combination of steak and wahoo. all our meals were great, the only thing that let this down was the drinks, my Mojito was not even drinkable, it tasted like a very cheap rum and I had to send it back, following cocktails leaved a lot to be desired... all tasted either... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We had a family meal here which was very good. My daughter order the kids chicken nuggets and chips, as children always do, i was expecting the generic nuggets but instead the nuggets were actually really big pieces of chicken breast and clearly made on the premises and were excellent. Wahoo steak was also very good and the beer cheap.... More 

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Launceston, Australia
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Resteraunt on a resort with french based food with good service a walk away from town. Known for its crepes.

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Brisbane, Australia
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57 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015 via mobile

We had a lovely lunch at the Waterfront. Great view, friendly staff and good quality food. I didn't realize the salad bar was included in the lunch, no matter what you order. How good is that! It alone was so filling and delicious. Prices were reasonable. You order at the bar and there wasn't a big wait on the food... More 

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Wangaratta, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Had a good family meal under the thatched pavilion. Service was quick and friendly. Food was tasty too.

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Tasmania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The staff at the Waterfront Bar and Grill couldn't have been nicer or more accommodating and the food was good. I had fish curry and a nice glass of French champagne. The curry could have been spicier but the flavours were nice and everyone else enjoyed their meals too. We were too late for the sunset but I can see... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This place has a lovely island feel with its open pavilions under a thatched roof. The chowder is not always on the menu but they will make it if you ask, the burgers are good too! Staff are friendly and the atmosphere is good.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Stopped off for a quick drink after a long walk surroundings very nice and inviting. Menu looked standard and well priced. Staff very attentive and friendly. TV showing sports (Auzzie hockey) will go back in evening for dinner and to take in the evening atmosphere.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Great food, great spot out of town far enough that you feel relaxed but not to far out that its an inconvenience. Live music is a treat, heavily featuring lionel ritchie and the likes.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

The location and setting is idyllic. The service was prompt and friendly. But unfortunately the food didn't match expectations and it's not inexpensive. If it's great food you're after, consider some other options.

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Address: Kumul Highway, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
Location: South Pacific  >  Vanuatu  >  Efate  >  Port Vila
Cuisine: Seafood, International

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Kumul Highway, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Vanuatu  >  Efate  >  Port Vila

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood, International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups

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